- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- CSG state “playbooks” aim to reduce effect of employment-related mandates such as licensing on workers with criminal record
- Remote learning meets requirement of “full-time resident graduate study”
- Pennsylvania surveys new immigrants’ experience of licensing as part of $422,000 federal grant
- Chiropractors may evaluate patients for neurological conditions
- License decisions can be appealed by third parties, in racetrack case
The state's Professional Nursing Act does not require an automatic minimum ten-year suspension of a nurse's license over a felony drug conviction, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania ruled August 24 (McGrath v. Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs, State Board of Nursing).
The ruling, which affirmed a nurse's automatic suspension by the State Board of Nursing, but not the minimum ten-year length, reversed a 2014 ruling (Packer v. Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs, Department of State, State Board . . .
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